July 10, 2013

Georgia Budget & Policy Institute: Immigration Reform Would Bolster Georgia’s Strained Finances

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Georgia would gain nearly $100 million in state and local tax revenue each year if Congress allows undocumented immigrants now living in the United States to work here legally, according to a new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP). Comprehensive immigration reform is under debate in Washington and passing a forward-looking bill would give a sorely needed boost to Georgia’s sagging state treasury after years of cuts to schools, health care and other vital services.

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